Membership Committee

This committee conducts lunch and learn programs throughout the state on competency issues, career transitioning, health and retirement, limited practice issues, closing/selling a practice and technology. To recommend potential speakers or other topics or to join the Membership Committee, contact the SLD Membership Committee Chair David Cantrell at

Upcoming Programs (additional information forthcoming):
June 5, 12 to 2 p.m.
Nelson Mullins, Charleston
Guest Speaker Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr.

June 12, 12 to 2 p.m.
USC School of Law, Columbia
Guest Speaker Dean Robert M. Wilcox
A tour of the new law school will follow the presentation.

Pro Bono Committee

Members of the Senior Lawyers Division are encouraged to get involved in the following pro bono opportunities. For additional information, please contact Pam Robinson at Click here to nominate a colleage for the SLD Pro Bono Award. Nominations are due October 1. Please see recent amendments to Rule 410, SCACR, regarding pro bono participation by inactive and retired attorneys.

Carolina Clerks
Need a bit of help with research? The USC School of Law Pro Bono Program has the Carolina Clerks: Pro Bono Clerks for Pro Bono Lawyers ready and willing to assist you.  

SC Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
SC Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (SCVLA) provides pro bono legal assistance to the arts community in SC. SCVLA is a collaboration project of the USC School of Law Pro Bono Program, USC School of Law Nonprofit Organizations Clinic, SC Arts Commission and the SC Bar Pro Bono Program. Learn more.

My Will Program
A collaboration between the USC School of Law, the SC Bar and the Midlands Council on Governments, this project is a monthly effort to provide simple wills to low income senior citizens. Click here for more information.

Publications Committee

The Publications Committee is in the process of creating a Succession Plan publication. For additional information, please contact Prof. Jim Flanagan at

SLD Lawyers Assistance Program

Senior Wellness Committee

Committee Contacts:
John H. “Jack” Muench, Chair
(843) 662-3258

Carolyn C. Matthews
(803) 788-9004